Copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.

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Pre-1996 internet archive [closed]

Before 1996 there were few websites, less than 10,000 in 1994, for example. Is there any record or aggregation of these web sites? I have tried the Waback machine, but it doesn't go back that far.
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Completely backup MediaWiki

I'm trying to backup my MediaWiki instance. I'd like to do it completely, meaning that if the web server exploded suddenly, with the backup files, I can restore the MediaWiki instance completely to ...
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Creating a backup - Rsync - Connection refused (111)

I am trying to create a backup of my website for free. I just want to have a backup of my website, including not only all files and the configuration but also the databases. I mean, a full backup. If ...
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Is it a good idea to make “safety copy” of articles from referring sites?

My wife has a small business with a website, of which I am the maintainer. (I am not a trained web developer, but know the basics of HTML and CSS.) There are already a few articles / blogs / news ...
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Which folders need to be backed up for migration in Joomla?

I'm helping someone update & migrate their old website, built on the Joomla framework. Currently it is running on Joomla 1.5.8 which is an ancient version. I've convinced them to upgrade Joomla to ...
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Plesk 11 SQL Server DB Restore from Zip Fle

This is a feature i had in DotNetPanel which i guess i took for granted because now that I've moved to Plesk 11, I don't have it anymore, and boy does it hurt. My database restore uploads have ...
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Find old web content via Google cache or similar

I have a bit of a problem. My client is running a Joomla 1.0 site and some content (text) was lost. There was no backup configured of the MySQL database. The content was lost approx. around the 16:th ...
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Copy Virtualmin's scheduled backup settings

Just wondering if there is a quick way to copy all of my scheduled backup settings from one virtualmin server to another? I have migrated all of the websites across with no problems, but though I ...
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How to set WHM to Save Back Up to PC?

First I would need to set an FTP server in my PC. However, my ISP gives semi dynamic IP. Is that even possible. I suppose we can have a domain name point to the IP. Is that even possible? After that ...
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Is ignoring clients data during an automatic upgrading acceptable?

I recently faced a deletion of my calendar and notes data inside a third party application ( Horde ) on my online space. When I told the web hosting provider they replied that they were doing an ...
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What's the canonical process for backing up a website? [closed]

This is going to sound terrible, but bear with me. I currently have a cron job that does a mysql dump, a git add all and commit, and a git push to bitbucket. I set this up almost a year ago, when I ...
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How to backup a dev & QA folder website structure?

A site I just became in charge of uses a really simple two folder structure to host the dev site and the QA site. The sites are hosted on the company servers so I just have the sites' folders mapped ...
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Saving website copy and browsing saved copies

How can I automatically save site's copy each week with an option to browse saved copies? I need kind of WebArchive, but on my local computer.
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I can't find my backup for the cpanel in whm/cpanel

The Problem: I have made a complete backup from the cpanel for the whole home folder. I have placed this folder in the default home directory. Thereafter, i tried to restore this file from the WHM, ...
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Where can I find a good perl script for a cronjob that backs up all files in a specific folder on my webspace?

I want to automate backups on my webspace. My provider allows for cronjobs to be executed once a day. I have already implemented a cronjob that backs up my database with mySQLdumper, using a perl ...
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Best Automatic Backup Solution Options?

I have a VPS with WiredTree.com in which I have access to WHM. I'm looking for a good backup solution where I can do the following things Backups both the Database and Files Allow me access to the ...
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server downtime solution?

I am managing a few sensitive websites, that need to be up and running 24/7 how ever I worked with many VPS and dedicated server providers over the time. The problem is that downtime is inevitable, at ...
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Backing up VPS and Database Servers for website

I currently have an "un-managed" (no help from hosting company) windows vps server. I am working on a good backup solution to return my site back online within a few hours. I am pretty comfortable ...
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how to restore email from only a full website backup?

I am in a helpless position right now..Till last month,I was hosting my website and email accounts with hostgator and everything was going fine till I decided to switch hosting for some services that ...
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Multiple servers - crash safe

I have 2 servers on different networks. Both of them host different website (one is CentOS powered another one is using Mint). How do I assure maximum uptime? In case one server is overloaded how to ...
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backup of AWS s3

We had been backing up all of our databases and image files to S3. Around 2TBs of data. But now we are migrating our hosting to amazon and I think we need another backup now, not on amazon. Is this ...
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Need suggestions for automated file and MySQL database backup on shared web host

We have several websites at multiple hosting companies (all shared hosts - some using cPanel, others using Plesk) and we're looking for a way to backup all files and MySQL databases for each site. ...
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Looking for a CMS for specific requirements (Javascript, import/export…)

I heard about Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress, etc. but I don't know about their detailed features. I am looking for a content management system meeting the following requirements: Possibility to add ...
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How can I automate retrieval of MySQL databases from shared hosting which disallows remote MySQL connections?

my situation is the following: I need to do an automated backup of a database I have only FTP access, PhpMyAdmin, and PHP So: No SSH means I can't use mysqldump No Perl (and no cron) means I ...
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Backing up Web Server Locally

As an added backup, I'd love to have an external hard drive sitting here with my Mac that backs up our web server. Is there any way to have a total backup initially done of the entire web server, with ...
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Good Place for File/Backup Dedicated Server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for a cheap dedicated server for file hosting / backup only. Basically I just want something with minimal ...
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How often should a website's disaster recovery plan be tested?

We all take backups hoping to never use them, but of course some day we are going to. I was wondering if there has been any best practice guide written about how often a disaster recovery plan should ...
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What's a good host to backup my personal data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for a host that will allow backups on their servers for personal files such as graphic design work, ...
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Program for FTP syncing, but only happens once?

I want to use an ftp sync program which would work on either windows or linux that would connect to an ftp server and sync a folder from my computer to it. The catch is you can't see any files inside ...
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How can I archive (for historical record) my website?

If I launch a website that displays 1000's of pages of content (text) delivered dynamically from data in a database and and I want some sort of record to prove that this data had been published (on ...
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Freelance website development and backups

How to manage backups when developing websites as freelance? I have my clients purchase web hosting space from a provider of their choice. I develop the website and upload it to their hosting space. ...
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Planning for catastrophe

I work for a small marketing company that also does web design and development. We host all of our web design and development customers on a dedicated server at Hostgator. We have a dedicated server ...
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Working environment for web designer - editing files, version control, auto backups (Mac)

I've tried several times to get my head around this but failed everytime!! I want to setup a working environment for creating websites that is efficient and straight forward to use. It needs to ...
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Auto backup website database using cpanel

Is there a way to automatically backup a website database, say once a month? I have cpanel and WHM running on all my shared hosting packages. It has a backup option but it's manual. Important info: ...
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Domain expired- possible to find content that was on websites?

I had a domain that I let expire, and was subsequently purchased by someone else. I have several links on my website that are now directed towards their new site. I was wondering if it is possible to ...
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Is there any web script to compress files on server?

Hey I was just looking for a script to compress all my files on my server through FTP or any other thing. I want to keep the compressed files as backup... And i know that many hosts support it, but ...
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Updated to Wordpress 3.0.5 and all my work is gone?

I updated my website from Wordpress 3.0.4 to 3.0.5 and all my work is gone! Can go back somehow? How can it overwrite everything? The theme I used for the site is a copy of Twenty Ten and then I ...
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1 click backup for my websites

I have a windows reseller account that I only really use for personal use. The host company doesn't currently offer a 1 click backup. I am looking for something to automate some kind of backup that ...
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Daily / Monthly websites backups?

Do you usually perform a daily backup of websites of small local business ? Isn't a monthly backup more appropriate ?
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How do I backup my customer's data?

If you run a SaaS app, or work on one, I would love to hear from you. Where the safety and security of your customer's data is paramount, how do you secure it and back it up? I would love to know your ...
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Plugin to back up a Wordpress (version 2.2.1) site?

Which Wordpress plugin would you recommend to someone with only basic PHP and MySQL skills to back up a quite large WP (engine version 2.2.1) site as safely as possible? The backup should allow ...
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With Drupal, what's the best way to do backups and version control?

Looking to create a rollback and recovery system that allows me to create monthly backups that are easy to use to do a restore with, but would also like to be able to log and rollback changes. It ...
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Online Website Backup Solution? [closed]

i am managing Lil bit big online teaching website(1gb). it was bit pain when we talk about getting backup from the my Host. and my internet speed also dam slow. because of it i am currently use my ...
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Best Way to Backup and Restore Linux System in VPS? [closed]

I might be opting to using the daily versions of some VPS services. I want to be able to continue from when I started after shutting down and removing the server. What is the best way to backup and ...
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How do you backup your websites?

I was just wondering how the community backs up their websites? I take a nightly dump the database and shift it across onto another server which then gets backed up onto removable media. It is ...
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Best Dedicated Hosting with RAID 1 and managed backup

I run a (CentOS-powered) website currently, and we are currently planning on moving to a dedicated server. One of the essentials for us is preventing data loss with the least amount of bother. ...
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Open Source website backup tool suggestions

I'm looking for an Open Source website backup tool. I'm more interested in Open Source so I can make changes if need be and possibly contribute to the software. Automatic scheduled FTP backups ...
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What are the best options to backup a hosted windows VPS

I have a Windows VPS hosted at some web host, I have remote desktop administrator access and I can install whatever software I need on that VPS. This is a basic low cost VPS, so the system resources ...
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Should I use mysqldump or mysqlhotcopy for MySQL database backups?

I have a WordPress blog running on a MySQL database that I want to back up regularly. Would it be better to use the mysqldump program or the mysqlhotcopy script to make backups? What are the pros and ...
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Recovering a lost website with no backup?

Unfortunately, our hosting provider experienced 100% data loss, so I've lost all content for two hosted blog websites: http://blog.stackoverflow.com http://www.codinghorror.com (Yes, yes, I ...